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6 Career Building Steps to Take While in Graduate School

You chose a great lab in a great graduate program, you work around the clock to get data, you know the literature like the back of your hand, and you have regular meetings with your boss to assess your progress. You are doing everything you can to start your career on the right foot, right? […]

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In Career Development & Networking 19th of December, 2016
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Five Ways to Help You Achieve Happiness in Graduate School

A number of studies have shown that work–life balance, as well as personal happiness, positively correlates with productivity, professional achievement and success. Looks like that happiness is not only a luxury but it might be a key ingredient for success.

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In Survive & Thrive 9th of July, 2016
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Should I Stay or Should I Go? Graduate School Edition

A PhD, like any worthy endeavor in life, requires hard work, patience and perseverance. It also involves challenges that will make you doubt your choice to pursuit an advanced degree in the first place. It is inevitable that a series of failed experiments or that one paper rejection will bring you down and temporarily make […]

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In Survive & Thrive 9th of July, 2016
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Five Important Things to Consider Before You Choose Your Graduate School

Selecting the right graduate school is not only one of the most important decisions an aspiring student has to make, but a really tough one as well. Keep reading for five practical things to consider when you are about to decide on which graduate school to join.

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In Survive & Thrive 9th of July, 2016